June, 2014

THE ENTIRE CONTENTS OF WALTER PLACE – A MANSION HOME BUILT PRIOR TO THE CIVIL WAR IN HOLLY SPRINGS, MISS. – WILL BE AUCTIONED JULY 11th & 12th

THE ENTIRE CONTENTS OF WALTER PLACE – A MANSION HOME BUILT PRIOR TO THE CIVIL WAR IN HOLLY SPRINGS, MISS. – WILL BE AUCTIONED JULY 11th & 12th

Many of the furnishings are original to the home, completed in 1859 and used as a Union Army camp and residence for General U.S. Grant, his wife and their slave (yes, Grant owned a slave!) HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. – The entire contents of Walter Place – a spectacular antebellum home completed in 1859 and used […]

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Unique Tibet Victoria Cross Medal Group Expected To Realise £200,000-250,000 In Morton & Eden Auction On July 2

Unique Tibet Victoria Cross Medal Group Expected To Realise £200,000-250,000 In Morton & Eden Auction On July 2

A unique group of medals including the only Victoria Cross awarded for the British campaign in Tibet is to be offered by specialist London auctioneers Morton & Eden in a sale of Medals, Orders and Decorations. The sale is on Wednesday July 2. The medal group awarded to Lieutenant, later Colonel, John Duncan Grant (1890-95), […]

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THE MYSTERY OF THE CHINESE BOX

THE MYSTERY OF THE CHINESE BOX

A mysterious antique Chinese box has just totalled £1,600 at auction this week, (25th June). The box discovered in a rural property in the Tamworth/Lichfield area appeared as Lot 655 in Richard Winterton Auctioneers of Lichfield three-day Antique, Home & Interiors Sale. Oriental works of art of all varieties are kept back for specialist sales […]

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SPECIMEN SET OF FIVE BANKNOTES FROM THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES DATED 1973-1976 SELLS FOR $16,520 AT ARCHIVES INTERNATIONAL AUCTIONS, MAY 20th

SPECIMEN SET OF FIVE BANKNOTES FROM THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES DATED 1973-1976 SELLS FOR $16,520 AT ARCHIVES INTERNATIONAL AUCTIONS, MAY 20th

The worldwide banknote session was led by the Tasmanian Devil Collection of Australian notes. FORT LEE, N.J. – A 1973-1976 specimen set of five banknotes from the United Arab Emirates sold for $16,520 at an auction of rare and highly collectible U.S. and worldwide banknotes, scripophily and security printing ephemera held May 20th by Archives […]

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MID-18th CENTURY AMERICAN QUEEN ANNE HIGHBOY GAVELS FOR $32,500 AT AHLERS & OGLETREE’S THREE-DAY EXCEPTIONAL ESTATE AUCTION, JUNE 6-8

MID-18th CENTURY AMERICAN QUEEN ANNE HIGHBOY GAVELS FOR $32,500 AT AHLERS & OGLETREE’S THREE-DAY EXCEPTIONAL ESTATE AUCTION, JUNE 6-8

Also, a George II mahogany tilt-top table and a Lannuier Empire table each brought $30,000. ATLANTA, Ga. – A mahogany carved and figured Queen Anne highboy (high chest of drawers raised on cabriole legs), likely originating from Massachusetts and dating between 1730 and 1750, sold for $32,500 at a huge, high-end, multi-estate auction held June […]

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‘Painting with scissors’ Matisse’s rare Jazz print series at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

‘Painting with scissors’ Matisse’s rare Jazz print series at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

Henri Matisse’s cut-outs have been receiving floods of visitors at the Tate Modern exhibition Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs which opened earlier this year. On Thursday 3rd July Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions are offering collectors and investors the opportunity to take home some of the fascinating and rare cut-out works from the final chapter of Matisse’s […]

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Classic & Iconic Watches For The Collector At Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

Classic & Iconic Watches For The Collector At Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

A comprehensive collection of privately sourced wristwatches from the finest watchmakers will be sold as part of a series of luxury auctions at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ Donnington Priory saleroom in Berkshire on Wednesday 9th July, alongside Fine Jewellery, Silver, Pens and Luxury Accessories. Leading the sale will be an Audemars Piguet, Royal Oak gentleman’s […]

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The Artist and the Jeweller

The Artist and the Jeweller

Innovative jewellery produced in the mid-20th century by artists in collaboration with Italian jeweller Mario Masenza will bring Roman charm to a 220 lot sale of Fine Jewellery at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ Donnington Priory saleroom on Wednesday 9th July 2014. From UK and European collections the sale spans the late 18th century through Victorian, […]

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Clayton Moore’s Iconic Lone Ranger Outfit Stars in Big July 12 Western Auction in Texas

Clayton Moore’s Iconic Lone Ranger Outfit Stars in Big July 12 Western Auction in Texas

WACO, Texas –A & S Auction in Waco, Texas, is no stranger to unique Western Americana. For 30 years, the family-owned company has brought the Old West to life for collectors with their expertly produced specialty sales of antiques, firearms, art, and riding gear. Their July 12th Summer Western Auction will feature all that, plus […]

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